Indiana News

Three More Meningitis Cases Confirmed in Indiana

10/12/2012


Map from CDC

The Indiana Department of Health has confirmed another three cases of fungal meningitis.  That makes 24 Indiana cases traced to tainted steroid shots.

The first Indiana-related death was recorded Thursday. The C.D.C. says the person who died was from out of state, but received the injection at an Indiana clinic. 

Nationwide, the C.D.C. now reports 185 confirmed cases. The number of deaths remains at 14.

The nationwide outbreak has been traced to a pharmacy in Massachusetts.  

MORE FROM WIBC NEWS:
» Patient Injected in Indiana Becomes State's First Meningitis Death (10-11-12)
» Number of Fungal Meningitis Cases Climbs to 11 in Indiana (10-8-12)
» Fungal Meningitis Cases Jump In Indiana (10-7-12)
» Cases of Fungal Meningitis Climbs to Three in Indiana (10-5-12)
» Doctor Explains Fungal Meningitis (10-5-12)
» Rare Fungal Meningitis Spreads to Indiana (10-4-12)

·
Like

Copyright by WIBC.com © 2012. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.


WIBC News Traffic Hotline

If you see a news story or traffic tie-up, let us know!

Call:  317.637.6397

Email:  news@wibc.com

Send photos:   pictures@wibc.com

Search WIBC.com

Garrison Chicks Abdul At Large Abdul At Large